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Huntington’s disease

My Health and Care Research Wales Fellowship – One Year In!

Posted on 11 October 2017 by Dr Emma Yhnell

Brain Training Background In September 2015, as I was writing up my PhD thesis and deciding what I wanted to do next, I was invited along to the Cardiff Huntington’s Disease Centre to meet families impacted by Huntington’s disease. My PhD focused on pre-clinical studies in relation to Huntington’s disease and some of the findings
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Behaviour Change

Sensory Integration Therapy Trial For Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder

Posted on 9 August 2017 by Elizabeth Randell

Background The SenITA team all very excited as the trial is now going live and open to recruitment. SenITA is a pragmatic randomised controlled trial (RCT) of sensory integration therapy (SIT) versus usual care for sensory processing difficulties in autism spectrum disorder (AST) children – funded by the National Institute of Health Research Health Technology Assessment
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Events

Right Evidence, Better Decisions: National Institute of Health Research Dissemination Centre

Posted on 19 July 2017 by Victoria Shepherd

Background Earlier this month I was invited to attend an event at the Wellcome Collection in London being held to launch the latest themed review by the National Institute of Health Research Dissemination Centre. The Dissemination Centre help clinicians, commissioners and patients to make evidence-based decisions about which treatments and practices are most effective and
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Events

Administrative Data Research Network (ADRN) Annual Conference 2017

Posted on 12 June 2017 by Fiona Lugg

Background I attended the Administrative Data Research Network (ADRN) annual conference in Edinburgh, 1-2 June 2017. There were around 300 delegates with almost 100 talks. Attendees were from across the UK, Korea, Italy, Germany, Australia and the United States, this included representative from various Governments, Funders, Academia & members of the Scottish Public Panel. The Administrative
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